Online MBA-Healthcare Management Track

Change Your Perception About Care

Gain an understanding of the workings and communication strategies necessary to work in the multi-departmental healthcare field. Walsh University’s online healthcare management MBA prepares you to look at the industry from multiple perspectives and builds the critical thinking skills to adapt as well as resolve any business scenario that comes your way.

Learning outcomes include the ability to:

  • Successfully manage or lead in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare-related facility
  • Apply skills in quality and performance management
  • Develop legal and healthcare policy within an organization
  • Improve healthcare organization and systems


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Online MBA-Healthcare Management Track Fast Facts

  • 100% online
  • 36 credit hours
  • Complete in as little as 1 year
  • Take one eight-week course per term
  • Six intakes per year

Admissions Requirements

  • 2.75 GPA Required
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions attended
  • Current resume
  • No application fee
Upcoming Start Dates
  • Application Deadline: August 2, 2024
  • Classes Start: August 19, 2024 

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Online MBA-Healthcare Management Track - Core Curriculum

Below is a sample list of courses you will take while enrolled in the online MBA-Healthcare Management track. For a full list, including healthcare-specific curriculum, please download a brochure.

MBA 621 – Sustainable Ethical Leadership

This course is designed to explore behavior in the modern business world from a professional ethical perspective. Particular current issues will form the basis of discussion and analysis. During the course, students will study ethics as a discipline and will explore it with an emphasis on the modern business environment. Cases and presentations will be used to provide a better understanding of concepts and principles that determine managerial ethics in real-life situations. This course will explore the application of moral theory to management decision-making with special emphasis on the Catholic moral tradition in adherence to Ex Corde Ecclesiae (1990).

MBA 622 – Organizational Behavior & Communication

In this course, students examine essential management, organizational behavior and communication theories. Topics include motivation, conflict management and resolution, groups and teams, and communication. This course is designed to explore how these elements impact the practical application of behavioral science theories with respect to solving complex management problems in a diverse, global environment.

MBA 623 – Financial Accounting & Management

This course examines the practices required to effectively manage an organization’s financial resources. This course explores financial analysis and budgeting techniques with an orientation towards development, analysis, and interpretation of historical, present, and projected performance measures. This course will explore firm’s financing strategies and its access to a variety of capital sources, a firm’s optimal capital structure, and effective resource allocation and investment strategies. The specific topics include financial statement analysis, pro forma analysis, operating budgets, capital budgeting, insourcing and outsourcing, capital structure, and cost of capital.

Online MBA-Healthcare Management Track - Careers & Outcomes

Online Healthcare Management MBA Careers & Salaries

According to U.S. News and World Report, the top jobs for MBA graduates in the healthcare industry are:

  • Corporate development associate
  • Healthcare consultant
  • Strategic project manager
  • Hospital administrator
  • Brand manager

Healthcare professions Walsh University graduates have held include:

  • Non-profit government relations director
  • Medical center practice manager
  • Hospital case manager
  • General manager

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, individuals 25 and older with a master’s degree earned approximately $10,000 more a year than their counterparts with a bachelor’s degree. The median pay for healthcare management positions was more than $104,000 per year. The industry is expected to grow by 32% by 2029, leading to the creation of more than 400,000 jobs.

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MBA 624 – Marketing

This course explores the applications of marketing theories and concepts used throughout various types of organizations, including manufacturing, service, nonprofit, and government entities. Topics include marketing strategy and planning, market segmentation, consumer behavior, branding, product and service development, and international marketing.

MBA 625 – Information Systems

This course focuses on various information and communications technologies. Students will examine how information systems are used to solve problems, manage data, and make better business decisions. Topics include management information systems, databases, ERP systems, cloud computing, and information privacy.

Hear From Our Students

Selecting a university for your MBA education is a big decision. We encourage you to read through our brochure, give us a call, and check out our testimonials from business professionals like you who have studied in our online MBA program.

"I feel Walsh has prepared me for my career by making me take a step back and really think about things and organization as the whole, rather than just the pieces and parts. Here, everyone is engaged and wants you to be successful." 

–Jon Bishop, MBA student

Meet Jon, Walsh Online MBA Student